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Manufacturing Technical Program Manager



IT, Operations
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, April 19, 2024

About Cerebras

Cerebras has developed a radically new chip and system to dramatically accelerate deep learning applications. Our system runs training and inference workloads orders of magnitude faster than contemporary machines, fundamentally changing the way ML researchers work and pursue AI innovation.

We are innovating at every level of the stack – from chip, to microcode, to power delivery and cooling, to new algorithms and network architectures at the cutting edge of ML research. Our fully-integrated system delivers unprecedented performance because it is built from the ground up for deep learning workloads.

The Role

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Manufacturing Technical Program Manager to join our team. As the Manufacturing Technical Program Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of our manufacturing processes, ensuring efficiency, quality, and timely delivery of our products. This is a critical role that requires strong technical expertise, excellent project management skills, and the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.


  • Program manage end-to-end manufacturing process, from planning and design to production and delivery
  • Coordinate with internal teams (such as engineering, supply chain, and quality assurance) to ensure smooth and efficient manufacturing operations
  • Develop and implement manufacturing strategies and initiatives to optimize manufacturability, productivity and cost
  • Identify and address potential bottlenecks, risks, and issues, and develop contingency plans to mitigate them
  • Coordinate design transfer of new product programs into scaled and sustained manufacturing operations
  • Monitor and analyze key manufacturing metrics, such as production volume, yield rate, and lead time, and take appropriate actions to improve performance
  • Collaborate with external partners, such as suppliers and manufacturers, to ensure alignment and compliance with our quality standards and specifications
  • Lead cross-functional teams in driving process improvements and implementing best practices to enhance overall manufacturing efficiency and effectiveness

Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or a related field; advanced degree preferred
  • Proven experience in manufacturing program management, preferably in the computer hardware industry
  • Strong technical background and understanding of manufacturing processes and technologies
  • Significant experience working with contract manufacturers through all phases of the product life cycle
  • Excellent project management skills, with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to identify and address issues proactively
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders
  • Knowledge of regulatory and compliance requirements in the manufacturing industry
  • Proficiency in project management software and tools
  • Ability to travel to manufacturing sites and suppliers as needed
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities and the ability to motivate and inspire team members to achieve project objectives

Cerebras Systems is committed to creating an equal and diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate different backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe inclusive teams build better products and companies. We try every day to build a work environment that empowers people to do their best work through continuous learning, growth and support of those around them.

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